9780470519219

Re-Energizing the Corporation : How Leaders Make Change Happen

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    9780470519219

  • ISBN10:

    0470519215

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2008-04-28
  • Publisher: Jossey-Bass
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Summary

WHY + HOW = WOW!Some business books ask why. Others tell you how. Uniquely and powerfully, Re-Energizing The Corporation explains why you must lead change and how to do it.Jonas Ridderstr?le, co-author of the international bestseller Funky Business and one of the world's most influential business gurus, provides a vibrant and energizing take on the world of today and tomorrow. Mark Wilcox, backed by 25 years of frontline business experience in some of the world's best-known corporations, offers a uniquely practical approach to turning ideas into to action and making change a reality. Together, they blend ideas, cases, models and practical examples into a framework that enables you to master the art of making positive change happen.Re-Energizing The Corporation is built on the groundbreaking 3e leadership model, which makes sense of the three Es of Envisioning, Engaging and Executing. By understanding and following the model, you will be able to create compelling pictures of the future of your organization; build a following of individuals committed to getting the vision into reality; and maximize team performance to deliver on your dream.Re-energizing the Corporation aims to shake organizations out of their all too common torpor. It will help those leaders who know they need to change to become the surprise-shockers of their industries by re-energizing themselves and their teams.

Author Biography

JONAS RIDDERSTRÅLE is at the forefront of the new generation of European-based business gurus. Ranked in the Thinkers 50 as one of the world’s top business gurus, Jonas is an advisor and consultant to multinational corporations and helps run the Swedish Management Group – one of Scandinavia’s leading management development companies. He’s a visiting professor at Ashridge Business School. His previous books are the international bestsellers Funky Business, Karaoke Capitalism and Funky Business Forever (co-authored with Kjell A. Nordström).

MARK WILCOX is the founder of the UK-based consulting firm, RedThread Consulting. Its clients include Sony, the British Army, HSBC and Hilton Hotels. Prior to launching RedThread, Mark spent twenty five years working in the corporate world. At Sony Europe he was responsible for talent development programmes and was Director of People and Organizational development covering 9,000 employees in 23 countries.

Table of Contents

About the authorsp. vii
Introductionp. ix
Acknowledgementsp. xv
Why: Re-Energizing Thinkingp. 1
Beyond the talent warp. 3
Come togetherp. 9
In search of surprisep. 15
The energy of excellencep. 23
Energizing leadershipp. 29
Killed by managementp. 35
From great to gravep. 43
The balancing actp. 47
Split decisionp. 57
The people power plantp. 63
Constructing the competence campusp. 67
Creating the confidence clinicp. 89
Composing the courage cathedralp. 99
How: Energizing Actionp. 111
The Es in energizep. 113
Envisionp. 117
Elements of envisioningp. 125
Engagep. 133
Elements of engagementp. 137
Executep. 155
Elements of executionp. 159
In the army nowp. 173
How to develop leadersp. 177
Indexp. 197
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